realize image isn’t optimized for Pinterest
add text to image
Share image on Facebook
realize Facebook won’t allow images with too much text
share un-optimized image
image too large for Facebook news feed
google ‘best Facebook news feed image size’
forget to link vendors
switch to page profile and like vendor pages
switch back to personal profile and tag vendors on image.
Check for shares
repeat with different image.
click link to article about Google’s new Hummingbird search algorithm
retweet to sound smart
log into blog
change keywords and alt text to be Hummingbird-friendly
cat not Hummingbird-friendly
stop petting cat.
Share post on Google +
google ‘how to use Google +’
Repin optimized image to a different board
panic because no one has pinned from your blog today
find old posts to pin from.
Check for Facebook shares
realize you lost a fan
check Paypal account to see how much you can spare to boost post
boost post for $5
mourn the $1.14 you lost boosting post.
Open blog post on iphone and save image to photo library
Instagram image and add 2 appropriate hashtags and 24 less appropriate ones
throw in a #YOLO for good measure
share on Instagram and twitter
realize you forgot to tag the photographer
fail to find photographer on Instagram
google photographer’s website and discover she doesn’t use Instagram
Instagram picture of the vodka tonic you’ve just mixed instead.
I’d like to give a big mahalo to Alexandra Elise Photography for the wonderful image she sent for this post. I’ve optimized it for Pinterest…
This post was written in honor of the lovely group of budding entrepreneurs I’ll be speaking to tonight at a university here in Hawaii. I’ve been asked to share my thoughts on social media and blogging with them and I can’t wait!
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